A versatile Japanese Heirloom
Aoyu Soybean Edamame is a 40cm height heirloom variety from Japan that produces an abundance of green pods which are eaten whole like “snow peas” and whose seeds are also green.
Scientific Name: Glycine max
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 18C
Germination time in days: 7-14 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 75 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: Sandy, hummus rich and well drained
Sowing and cultivation: Sow directly in place, every 8 cm, at a depth of 1 to 2 cm, in rows spaced 50 cm apart. Mound the plants 3 weeks after they emerge. It is possible to soak the seeds to facilitate germination.